The Growing Importance of Wastewater Surveillance | ApolloLIMS

Rusty drain pipe with water flowing outWastewater surveillance is becoming an increasingly important component of human health monitoring. In 1854, wastewater testing in London revealed the source of the city’s cholera outbreak. Nearly a century later, scientists used wastewater as part of the detection and eradication strategy against polio. Over time, pathogen testing of wastewater has expanded from a handful of analytes to a complete compendium of chemistries, microbiology, and most recently, virology. [Read More]

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